Just don't clap when you hear how old Amanda Barrie is...
Once you get to 80, it doesn't matter how mediocre you've been over the years - if you can use a knife and fork they go 'isn't she marvellous'!
– Amanda Barrie
To some people, reaching 65 might signify that it was time to wind down, retire and relax into old age. But at 81, ex- Corrie star Amanda Barrie is breaking all the stereotypes. After hitting official retirement age, she’s carried on working, married the ‘love of her life’ at 79, and even moved to India!
And it seems she’s not alone - pensioners in the UK are now living longer than ever before and making the most of every second. Along with 13 other celebrities, Amanda explores the world of Britain’s over-65s in new show, The Baby Boomer's Guide to Growing Old, and she Segways in to our studio to reveal why age shouldn't matter in the slightest.